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JB Aviation Flour Drop 2022 Recap

2022-09-30T19:39:07-05:00September 1st, 2022|Tags: |

On August 20th 2022 JB Aviation hosted our 14th Annual Flour Drop Competition! The weather forecast looked questionable but after the morning shower moved through the flying and fun went ahead as planned. Congratulations to the Flour Drop winners! In 1st place: pilot Mike Evans and bombardier, Pat McDonough; 2nd place: pilot, Dave Spitzbart and [...]

Grass Roots Galt – Chapter Member George Richardson

2022-09-30T19:39:16-05:00September 1st, 2022|Tags: , , |

Flying was deep rooted in my family. Growing up my family owned a Piper Tri-Pacer, and my uncle trained pilots in P-38 Lightning’s during World War II. I had steady access to the Tri-Pacer, and I enjoyed learning to fly in it. I took lessons during summer breaks from college at the University of Illinois. [...]

Chapter Help Wanted!

2022-09-30T19:39:23-05:00September 1st, 2022|Tags: |

Become a Leader in Aviation Nominations are now underway for two positions in our chapter leadership.  Additionally, we are in need of a Chapter News Editor.  Serving as a leader and doing volunteer work for our chapter is a very fulfilling experience. The following positions are open to nominations for our upcoming chapter election [...]

70 Attendees at South Africa Chapter Zoom

2021-03-01T22:17:04-06:00February 18th, 2021|Tags: , |

Two Chapters, yards apart at Oshkosh, 8700 miles apart in real life, joined forces to create a unique monthly gathering. On February 13th, Chapters 932, Galt Airport, Illinois and Chapter 322, Johannesburg, South Africa, who normally camp across the road from each other in Camp Scholler, took advantage of the pandemic restrictions to create [...]

Night Fly-Out & Aviation Decision Making Seminar

2017-12-04T19:35:23-06:00October 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , |

We had another good month here at Galt Airport. At our September Chapter gathering, we sponsored an FAA FAASTeam Safety Seminar put together by chapter members Jean Forni and Beth Rehm. The seminar was very well attended, and the presentation was excellent. Their program covered practical tips for night flying, [...]

JB Aviation’s Newest Instructor

2021-02-18T16:44:45-06:00August 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Kurt grew up in Cary, IL and first got bit by the aviation bug at a very young age. His house was under an O’Hare flight path and he was fascinated with watching the big jets fly over. Kurt’s first ride in a small airplane was actually at a Young Eagles Rally at 1ØC [...]

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